Manchester United, Man Utd in short, is a professional football club in Manchester, England, who plays in the Premier League. It is one of the most popular clubs in the world with over 50 million fans, assistance team matches average was the highest among English teams, with six exceptions, the 1964-65 season onwards. Founded as Newton Heath LYR Football Club in 1878, it changed its name to Manchester United in 1902 and moved to Old Trafford in 1910.
In 1968, under the leadership of Matt Busby, Manchester United was the first English team which won the European Cup, ten years after the Munich air crash in which eight players lost their lives. Current coach, Alex Ferguson, is the most successful coach in English football history, having record 37 major trophies since being installed as coach in November 1986.
It is among the most successful clubs in England: during the 20 years (1986-87 season), won many trophies important, more than any other club in the Premier League. Starting with the 1986-1987 season, Manchester United won the Premier League 19 times, 12 cups of England, four League Cups and 19 FA Community Shield (the record). They are defending champions of England, and have won 16 league titles so far. In 1968, England became the first team to win the European Cup, beating Benfica in the final; have won the Champions League in 1999 and in 2008 she won one time UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, UEFA Super Cup, Intercontinental Cup and FIFA Club World Cup.
Since the second half of the ‘1990 club was one of the richest in the world, and until recently had the greatest benefit of all clubs in the world, several consecutive years. Since 2007, the club is ranked 4th in the world in terms of receipts, but remains the most profitable football club. Manchester United remain the most expensive club in the world. Manchester United is a founding member group “G-14” of top European clubs.
The captain is Wayne Rooney, who replaced him in 2014. Nemanja Vidic May 2013, Sir Alex Ferguson has announced his retirement, the club’s new manager David Moyes. After a season castastrofal made by David Moyes, he was dismissed from the club and was replaced by Louis van Gaal. Although the Dutch made two campaigns spectacular transfers, buying players-rated as Radamel Falcao, Marcos Rojo, Memphis Depay or Ángel Di María, the latter being transferred to Paris Saint-Germain in the summer of 2015, and promoted a new generation of English youth as Marcus Rashford or Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, he only managed a 4th place in 2015 and a 5th place and a Cup of England in 2016. for this reason, the Dutchman was sacked and replaced by José Mourinho. Mourinho’s first transfers were spectacular, managed to persuade Zlatan Ibrahimovic free to sign with the club from Manchester. Also he was transferred to Villarreal’s talented quarterback, Eric Bailly.